OFF TANGENT
A political COVID?
by Aven Piramide - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s a great fortune of the country to have a solicitor general who has perhaps more resourcefulness than genius to single out the most important cases to attend to serve the republic in his most enigmatic...
Hopes for wider upland roads
by Aven Piramide - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Few years before Atty Michael Rama became Cebu City mayor, I bought a very small parcel of land in the mountain barangay of Paril some twenty two kilometers from my gate at home.
Talk wastes time
by Aven Piramide - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Our weather bureau reported last Wednesday that it spotted a Low Pressure Area east of Mindanao and well within the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
What a way to break up the Philippines
by Aven Piramide - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
I do not pretend to speak for other Filipinos much less claim so. The thoughts I raise here are personal to me.
Misplaced verbal fury
by Aven Piramide - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
I smiled upon reading the article of fellow The FREEMAN columnist Bobit Avila last Thursday. Actually, he is my senior for he started writing while I was still practicing law.
Who was permitted to use the Sinulog route?
by Aven Piramide - January 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Our celebration of the Fiesta Señor was both festive and holy, but citizens raised questions on diverse issues hounding the non-religious side of the activities.
Encore, sanctuary!
by Aven Piramide - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I have the privilege of currently working on the codes of two local government units.
Amazing politics!
by Aven Piramide - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Politics, its dynamics employed by most of our elected officials, does not fail to amaze me.
Another three million reasons
by Aven Piramide - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
When a citizen pays tax, his payment is mixed with the taxes of all other citizens. His tax maybe just few pesos because his income is very little, still that minuscule amount is commixed with the billions remitted...
Beyond the night market
by Aven Piramide - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Several years ago, most trade and commerce conducted in many cities in USA were in areas fondly called down town.
Rev-gov, anyone?
by Aven Piramide - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
In the simplest terms, a revolutionary government is one that doesn’t follow the written constitution of a country.
Tugas and Mabolo
by Aven Piramide - January 2, 2020 - 12:00am
I am not particularly suspicious.
A probable breach of the rule of law
by Aven Piramide - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Amongst the most-used term in a social discussion of public events is “Rule of Law.” In discussing issues affecting society, people cannot evade saying “the rule of law has to be followed”...
The democrats’ show of decency
by Aven Piramide - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
I was entertained by the debates among the aspirants as standard bearer of the Democrats.
Demolition job
by Aven Piramide - December 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Demolition job is a term that is defined quite differently in various disciplines.
A part of T. Padilla Extension
by Aven Piramide - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
When someone visits Cebu City, and he comes through the port area, there is a road called T. Padilla Extension which can present to the visitor, as it does to us, an interesting study to understand how power reposited...
Kudos to Mayor Chan
by Aven Piramide - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
I received, the other day, a virtual rebuke over the telephone from a lady over a column I wrote recently.
The President is unfair
by Aven Piramide - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
I was drafting the Health and Sanitation Code of the City of Bogo, Cebu, the other night when, as part of a virtual multi-tasking, I kept changing television channels in search of updated news more on the South East...
Mahiga River banks show comparative leadership
by Aven Piramide - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
In my article last Thursday, I promised to refrain from making suggestions, in this column, to our local chief executive, the only mayor we have.
No more suggestions
by Aven Piramide - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
A message was carried in the column of a distinguished writer last Sunday.
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